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** The circus roustabouts in ''Disney/{{Dumbo}}''.

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** The circus roustabouts in ''Disney/{{Dumbo}}''.''WesternAnimation/{{Dumbo}}''.


* "Wizard" Kelley from ''WesternAnimation/TheProudFamily'' never has his head in the shot; he's just too tall.

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* "Wizard" Kelley from ''WesternAnimation/TheProudFamily'' never has his head in the shot; shot outside a split second in a single episode; he's just too tall.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThreeTwoOnePenguins'': Jason and Michelle's Grandmum's face is never shown.


* The parents of ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' were this in the first season, until it was dropped starting from the end of the Christmas episode "11 Louds a Leapin'".


* Doctor Claw from the animated ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' (who wasn't just faceless, he was mostly bodiless; only his arms and hands were ever shown). This was later ruined by a toy that ''did'' show his face and body (and utterly destroyed his coolness factor by presenting him as [[http://www.lasertimepodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/dr-claw-action-figure-face.jpg a skinny white-haired man with a twisted-lip sneer]]), and also to a somewhat lesser extent by a Super Nintendo game that showed half his face in the final battle (where he was at least given glowing eyes). The toy went out of its way to play it up, too. The packaging specifically covered his face with a sign, informing potential buyers that they would have to buy the package to see what he looked like.

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* Doctor Claw from the animated ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' (who wasn't just faceless, he was mostly bodiless; only his arms and hands were ever shown). This was later ruined by a toy that ''did'' show his face and body (and utterly destroyed his coolness factor by presenting him as [[http://www.lasertimepodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/dr-claw-action-figure-face.jpg a skinny white-haired man with a twisted-lip sneer]]), and also to a somewhat lesser extent by a Super Nintendo NES game that showed half his face in the final battle (where he was at least given glowing eyes). The toy went out of its way to play it up, too. The packaging specifically covered his face with a sign, informing potential buyers that they would have to buy the package to see what he looked like.


* ''WesternAnimation/StainesDownDrains'': Until the final two episodes, BigBad Dr. Drain is only ever seen wearing a full hazmat suit and gas mask.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StainesDownDrains'': Until the final two episodes, BigBad Dr. Drain is only ever seen wearing a full hazmat suit and gas mask.mask.
* In ''WesternAnimation/PrepAndLanding'', Santa and Mrs. Claus faces are never shown, even during the short film, which was the elves helping her get a present for Santa. The most you get to see is their profiles, and maybe a bit of Santa's face, but really an extreme close-up of his communication with McGee back at the North Pole.

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*** Subverted in the sequel, where while his full body and mouth were visible, his full face was kept hidden underneath the shadow of a NiceHat.


* All the humans except Christopher Robin in ''WesternAnimation/TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'' never have their faces shown, most notably Christopher's mother.

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* All the humans except Christopher Robin in ''WesternAnimation/TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'' never have their faces shown, most notably Christopher's mother.mother.
* ''WesternAnimation/StainesDownDrains'': Until the final two episodes, BigBad Dr. Drain is only ever seen wearing a full hazmat suit and gas mask.


* Slade in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', to such a degree that even getting a clear look at him in-costume (mask and all) is given the "big reveal" treatment. His mask is finally broken down the middle in the first season finale, but he manages to [[TheUnreveal cover the other half of his face]] with one hand as he escapes. Later, during the fourth season finale, his mask is knocked off, but under extenuating circumstances: he's kinda-sorta dead, so all we get is a skull (although it was still a cool moment). The rationale appears to be that he is missing an eye -- confirmed when his mask is removed during the fourth season finale.

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* Slade in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', to such a degree that even getting a clear look at him in-costume (mask and all) is given the "big reveal" treatment. His mask is finally broken down the middle in the first season finale, but he manages to [[TheUnreveal cover the other half of his face]] with one hand as he escapes. Later, during the fourth season finale, his mask is knocked off, but under extenuating circumstances: he's kinda-sorta dead, so all we get is a skull (although it was still a cool moment). The rationale appears to be that he is missing an eye -- confirmed when his mask is removed during the fourth season finale. Itís an odd use of the trope, as this is the only version of him like this. In the comics and in other adaptations, he has no problem showing his face, which is a man in his 50s (usually, the Arrowverse version is definitely younger) or so with grey hair and an eyepatch.


* The actor Langdon Cobb from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' always wears a bag over his head, no matter what he's doing or what movie he's acting in. He gives the explanation that it's an artistic choice, but in reality he's an alien species whose appearance will drain the life force of anyone who looks at it, even if it's just a picture. Bender actually ''does'' manage to take a picture of his face, but it is never shown to the audience.

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* The actor Langdon Cobb from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' always wears a bag over his head, no matter what he's doing or what movie he's acting in. He gives the explanation that it's an artistic choice, but in reality he's an alien species [[BrownNote whose appearance will drain the life force of anyone who looks at it, it]], even if it's just a picture. Bender actually ''does'' manage to take a picture of his face, but it is never shown to the audience.


* When Lord Maliss transforms Prince Charming into a "hideous creature" in ''WesternAnimation/HappilyEverAfter'' he hides his appearance with a cloak and a scarf that covers his mouth, all we see of this form is brown clawed hands and a pair of yellow eyes in the darkness of the cloak.

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* When Lord Maliss transforms Prince Charming into a "hideous creature" in ''WesternAnimation/HappilyEverAfter'' he hides his appearance with a cloak and a scarf that covers his mouth, all we see of this form is brown clawed hands and a pair of yellow eyes in the darkness of the cloak.cloak.
* All the humans except Christopher Robin in ''WesternAnimation/TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh'' never have their faces shown, most notably Christopher's mother.


* When Lord Malice transforms Prince Charming into a "hideous creature" in ''WesternAnimation/HappilyEverAfter'' he hides his appearance with a cloak and a scarf that covers his mouth, all we see of this form is brown clawed hands and a pair of yellow eyes in the darkness of the cloak.

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* When Lord Malice Maliss transforms Prince Charming into a "hideous creature" in ''WesternAnimation/HappilyEverAfter'' he hides his appearance with a cloak and a scarf that covers his mouth, all we see of this form is brown clawed hands and a pair of yellow eyes in the darkness of the cloak.


* [[TheGhost White Diamond]] from ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' finally makes an appearance in "Your Mother and Mine", but all we see is her arm and silhouette.

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* [[TheGhost White Diamond]] from ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' finally makes an appearance in "Your Mother and Mine", but all we see is her arm and silhouette.silhouette.
* When Lord Malice transforms Prince Charming into a "hideous creature" in ''WesternAnimation/HappilyEverAfter'' he hides his appearance with a cloak and a scarf that covers his mouth, all we see of this form is brown clawed hands and a pair of yellow eyes in the darkness of the cloak.


* Nanny from ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies'' is usually only shown from the knees down.

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* Nanny from ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies'' ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies1984'' is usually only shown from the knees down.


* Husband and Wife on ''WesternAnimation/TheSchnookumsAndMeatFunnyCartoonShow''

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* Husband and Wife on ''WesternAnimation/TheSchnookumsAndMeatFunnyCartoonShow''''WesternAnimation/TheShnookumsAndMeatFunnyCartoonShow''

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